Vladimir Lenin( Illych Ulyanov)

Who is Vladimir | Bolshevik Revolution | Red Scare | Historical Significance | Bibliography Lenin was a communist, a "Red'. He did many things in his life and most are not good. He was part of the Bolshevik Revolution, Which in turn helped the panic of the Red Scare.

Who is Vladimir

[1]Vladimir Illych Ulyanov (lenin), a historic figure in the 1920's. He formally became Lenin when he was on the run from secret agents. He was responsible for part of the Bolshevik Revolution and the Red Scare.

Bolshevik Revolution

[2]Czar Nicholas II was dethroned during the February revolution, the provisional government had power, for now. They where weak and did not live up to there promises, they kept Russia in the war and made things worse. This was the time for the Bolshevik party to makes it move.[4] Lenin returned to Petrograd but remained in hiding. The Bolsheviks set up base in Smolny Institute. On October 24th began the invasion, by 26th they handed over the government to its new leader Vladimir Lenin.

Red Scare

Sacco and Vanzetti, these two men played a big part in many things in the history of America, but the Red Scare is one of the biggest. [5]They where judged by a judge that was known to hate "reds" as many referred to them as such. After the Bolshevik Revolution, many Americans feared a revolution in America. When they found out that anarchist where here in America there was an all out panic. [5] America's hatred of the "huns" did not go away by moved to the "reds".

Historical Significance

Lenin played a huge part in history, not as much here as in Russia but he did affect us too. He helped the Red Scare happen. He impacted Russia with a controlling terrible form of government, Communism.


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